Frank Elbert Rada, 52, of Olympia, Wash., formerly of Crab Orchard, died Wednesday, Dec. 9 at his home.
A native of Michigan City, Ind., he was born Oct. 20, 1957, to Celia Delora Vanover Baker of Crab Orchard and the late Frank Norman Rada.
He was also preceded in death by his grandparents Della Barnes and Elzy Vanover; and a nephew, Tristin Shelton.
Other survivors include a daughter, Leona Sol Rada of Fayetteville, N.C.; sons, Antonio Scott Rada and Daniel Joseph Rada of Fayetteville, N.C.; Leona, Antonio and Daniel's mother, Tok Cha Miller; daughters, Caitlin Rada and Kierstin Cobianponce both of Fort Irwin, Calif.; sister, Ruth Presley of Crab Orchard; brother, Gene Mobley of Crab Orchard; aunt, Ellen Engle; four nephews; two nieces; two great nephews; and two great nieces.
Funeral services were Dec. 14 at McKnight Funeral Home in Crab Orchard with Gene Mobley officiating. Burial was in TADS Cemetery